On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1942

Historical Events

  • 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Hartsell, American martial artist, bodyguard, trainer, student of Bruce Lee and Dan Inosanto, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2007)
  • Peter York, British rock drummer (Spencer Davis Group), born in Redcar, Yorkshire
1942 Highlights

About August 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo